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COVID-19: “The really hard part is we know what needs to be done”

We caught up with a number of researchers about how COVID-19 has impacted their work, and what the next few months looks like for them.

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COVID-19: “It could take months to build research up again”

Professor Richard Gilbertson talks about the impact of COVID-19 on research at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Centre.

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Searching for novel connections in cancer metabolism

This entry is part 23 of 23 in the series Cancer Grand Challenges

Our scientists have been hunting for patterns that could reveals clues about metabolism and cancer.

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Cancer blood test uses ‘noise cancellation’ to improve sensitivity

Cancer Research UK scientists have developed a new way to analyse blood for evidence of cancer that could be up to ten times more sensitive than previous methods.

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COVID-19: Keeping cancer patients on clinical trials

This entry is part 6 of 6 in the series COVID-19 research

We look at some of the work being done to keep people with cancer on clinical trials during the coronavirus pandemic.

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COVID-19: Fighting viruses with viruses

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series COVID-19 research

Dr Alan Parker’s team in Cardiff are engineering viruses to help develop a COVID-19 vaccine.

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COVID-19: Why we’re making cuts to our research funding

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and it’s impact on our fundraising, we’ve had to cut our research spend. Here’s everything you need to know.

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Opinion: ‘Today our researchers are helping to beat COVID-19 so that ‘tomorrow’ we can get back to beating cancer’

This entry is part 1 of 6 in the series COVID-19 research

Our executive director of research and innovation explains the impact that COVID-19 is having on cancer research.

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Testing for COVID-19 coronavirus at the Francis Crick Institute

The Francis Crick Institute’s lab facilities have been temporarily transformed into a COVID-19 testing facility, to help combat the spread of infection.

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Pancreatic cancer cells use the same energy as sprinters’ muscles to spread

Our scientists are using hydrogels to understand more about how pancreatic cancer cells spread.

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